Police Blotter: Arrests; Two cash frauds reported; Police collar 17-year-old Domestic Violence suspect; WCC bicycle stolen
(Lander, Wyo.) – Tuesday’s law enforcement roundup from across Fremont County.
Fremont County Sheriff
Connie Brant, 54, Dubois, Driving While Under the Influence, Driving Roadway Laned for Traffic
Timothy Kenyon, 22, Lander, Contempt of Court
Rodeen Seminole, 45, Fort Washakie, DWUI, Registration Violation
Donald Witt, 51, Riverton, Warrant for Probation Revocation
The Fremont County Detention Center currently has 187 inmates it is responsible for. Of these, 174 are being held in the Fremont County Detention Center, eight are in substance abuse treatment programs throughout the state and out of the facility, three are on home detention out of the facility, and two inmates are being housed out of the facility.
Battalion 1, and Riverton Fire Depts: 4:58 p.m. Grass fire just north of Riverton at the Wyoming Modeler’s Park
Fort Washakie: 8:27 p.m. Structure fire, 638 Blue Sky Highway
The sheriff’s dispatch center received 40 calls for service in the 24 hour period ending at midnight Monday.
A dogs on dog attack was reported Tuesday at 8:36 a.m. on Haymaker Road, Riverton. Two dogs from a neighboring property attacked a dog in its own yard.
A potential fraud was reported at 10:49 a.m. in the Riverton area when a family member attempted to remove money from her mother’s account. No money was actually taken. The incident is under investigation.
A report was made on the alleged theft of some $50,000 over the past two years from a Riverton area resident.
A deputy was called to the Gardens North Subdivision north of Riverton at 2:38 p.m. where a reporting party was concerned that a neighboring dog keeps jumping the fence and playing with her dog. The woman reportedly was concerned “that someone come and pick it up since she doesn’t want it teaching her dogs bad habits.”
Under investigation is the case of a juvenile male high school student from Cody who was found walking down Highway 28 near Atlantic City apparently en route to Salt Lake City. The juvenile was brought to the church in Atlantic City to warm up.
A Lander man called police to report his wallet and personal identification was stolen when he was in Costa Rica this past December. He needed a police report of the incident in order to obtain a new ID. It was not reported why it took the man four months to request a new ID.
The sheriff’s office was notified of a hit and run vehicle mishap in the parking lot at the Riverton Country Club at 5:52 p.m. Monday. The report was that a white pick up truck hit the reporting parties Ford Edge and then left the scene.
A missing juvenile was reported in Riverton Monday at 6:21 p.m. The juvenile, 16-year-old male, was last seen at 4 p.m. Sunday. The youth apparently did not take his cell phone or other clothes. The FCSO has this case under investigation.
Riverton Police Department
17-year-old male juvenile, Arapahoe, Assault (Domestic Violence) and Minor In Possession. His blood alcohol contest was measured at .23 percent. The teen admitted to drinking two fifths of rum and did not recall what he allegedly had done to his 18-year-old girlfriend from Lander. According to a police report, a neighbor called at 6:11 p.m. from the 800 block of East Adams. After responding, the girlfriend told police that she had found the teen laying on the floor with a bloody mouth nose and bent over to check on him when he reacted violently, slamming her into a wall, biting her on the arm, scratched her on both arms and hands and put her in a headlock. She was able to escape and was found walking toward Riverton City Park. Police said the juvenile male was following her, but couldn’t remember what happened. A police report said the youth was obviously intoxicated and talking with slurred speech.
Rubert Brown, 35, Arapahoe, Public Intoxication
Dominic FightingBear, 36, Arapahoe, Public Intoxication
Nelson Duran, 33, Riverton, Public Intoxication
The RPD responded to 51 calls for service from Midnight Sunday to 7 a.m. Tuesday morning. Of those calls two individuals were transported to the Fremont County Alcohol Crisis Center, one was taken to Riverton Memorial Hospital and three others were arrested for being drunk in public.
The Fremont County Ambulance was called to Riverton City Park where an intoxicated male subject was found to have a BAC level of .53 percent. The legal limit for intoxication is .08. The man was taken to Riverton Memorial Hospital.
A hit and run vehicle crash was reported at 2:38 p.m. in the 800 block of North 16th East. The owner of the vehicle did not notice damage to her 1990 Dodge Spirit until Monday. She reported the incident could’ve occurred within the last three days either at her residence or at the Pizza Hut parking lot. Damage was estimated at over $1,000.
The owner of a white Honda Accord that was parked in the 800 block of North 16th east complained to police that someone had “egged” his vehicle.
Lander Police Department
Katie Eagleroad, 31, Lander, on LPD warrants. Police responded to a call on a welfare check in the 100 block of Northside Drive and discovered Eagleroad was in the residence.
Julie Perry,49, Fort Washakie. LPD warrants, Interference and Disobeying a Lawful Order. According to a police report, Perry was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped just outside of town by a Sheriff’s Deputy. Perry, who was known to have an outstanding warrant, decided to walk into town. When she arrived at the city limits, she was arrested after resisting and refusing to enter a patrol vehicle.
Ernest Siers, 22, Fort Washakie, LPD warrant. Siers had been hospitalized and police picked him up there after he was released.
A resident in the 500 block of South Ninth at Canyon Street called police one day after observing children running out into the street.
A reported Fraud is under investigation. Lt. Chuck Carr said the case involves both Riverton and Lander. No other details were released.
A bicycle belonging to Wyoming Catholic College was discovered missing Monday from Frassati Hall on North 3rd Street at 2:39 p.m. The bicycle was identified as a white 26 inch Novara model with blue trim. The 28-speed bicycle was equipped with front wheel suspension and dual disc brakes. The bicycle was valued at $300. The bike was last seen at that location on March 27th.
At 6:11 p.m. Monday, police were called to the 800 block of West Main street for two reportedly intoxicated individuals who were loitering and refused to leave the area. One of the men allegedly cursed at the reporting party. When the caller said he was summoning the police, the two left heading down the alley. Police were unable to locate the pair.
A report of a fight was received by police at the McDonald’s Restaurant at at 7:10 p.m. Apparently two males, ages 18 and 21, were having words about a girl and one challenged the other to a fight. Not wanting to fight, one of the men returned to the inside of the store and the other drove away.
In a long-standing prank, a reporting party complained of three juveniles knocking on doors and then running away. The incident was reported on Canyon Street at 9:23 p.m.